Commercialization of Life Science Technologies: A 3-Part Webinar Series

Join Fast Forward Medical Innovation and the Office of Tech Transfer to learn about the specific timelines and milestones required for therapeutic, diagnostic, medical device and health IT development. This series of webinars will help you to define the life cycle of biomedical technologies to better plan your commercialization pathway. Hosted by FFMI Biomedical Innovation Specialists Michelle Larkin, MSE and Sara Johnson, PhD and Office of Tech TransferAssociate Director for Software, Mobile, and Digital Technologies, Drew Bennett.


These CME events are open to all U-M faculty, staff and students. Public are welcome to attend.

Monday, June 25 12-1pm

Part 1: Milestones & Timelines for Therapeutic Development

Webinar presented by Sara Johnson, PhD and Michelle Larkin, MSE

Wednesday, July 11 12-1pm

Part 2: Milestones & Timelines for Medical Device & Diagnostics

Webinar presented by Michelle Larkin, MSE and Sara Johnson, PhD

Wednesday, August 15 12-1pm

Part 3: Milestones & Timelines for Digital Health Technologies

Webinar presented by Drew Bennett, MBA and Michelle Larkin, MSE


The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The speakers, Michelle Larkin, Sara Johnson and Drew Bennett, have no commercial relationship relevant to this presentation.

Dr. Kevin Ward, the faculty planner, has no commercial relationship relevant to this activity.

July 25, 2018